Career Development

  • Building Skills. Building Careers.

    Improving and learning new skills increases your options for getting the career you want. Express Employment Professionals offers training resources and programs to help you get where you want to go.

  • Computer Software

    Computer-based tutorials, from beginning to advanced.

  • Communication Training

    Verbal and written communication skills for any job that requires interaction with customers.

  • Safety Education

    Introduction to worksite, tools, and equipment used on a job including job safety and proper use. 

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    Job Genius

    Video based training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

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    Job Genius

    Video training on the job market forecast, resumes and interviewing, how to find job openings, and building a career path.

  • White Papers

    Career White Papers

    Learn what format is best for your resume – PDF vs Word, and how to achieve work/life balance.

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    With tips and advice on everything from the job search to finding work life balance, Express’ Job Journey blog is a great resource for employees and job seekers alike. 

    • Safety Month: Protect Your Muscles

      Feeling a bit sore after a hard day’s work? Don’t discount that pain! It could be your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong. In order to prevent serious injury or pain later in life, follow these warm-up tips before performing any physical work.  

      Thu, 20 Jun 2019

    • When (and How) to Request a Mental Health Day

      Keep your brain healthy and strong. Work is hard. In addition to normal job responsibilities, you also have to deal with other people. And sometimes stressful conflict can pop up with co-workers, bosses, vice-presidents, and even higher up the chain. Occasionally those interactions go swimmingly. And occasionally they don’t. As defined by Merriam-Webster, a mental health day is “a day that an employee takes off from work in order to relieve stress or renew vitality.” Sounds nice, doesn’t it? If you find yourself dreading driving to the office every morning, bringing work home with you (either physically or mentally), or flinching every time your phone rings, it’s time for a mental health day. Here are a few signs it might be time to rest the ol’ noggin. You wake up (and go to sleep) dreading work. Your first thoughts in the morning should be something along the lines of “wow, I should brush my teeth,” or “I wonder what I should have for breakfast today.” They shouldn’t be “I really …

      Thu, 20 Jun 2019

    • Answering the Interview Question: How Would Your Co-Workers Describe You in Three Words?

      The interview is flowing nicely, you’ve aced your answers, and the future looks bright. Until this question pops up: “What three words would your co-workers use to describe you?” You haven’t thought about it before, so you stumble. You’ve been thinking from your own perspective this whole time, so switching gears to someone else’s point of view is tough. Avoiding this awkward interview situation is simple: just prepare beforehand. Not sure how? We’ve got you covered. Ask Your Co-Workers What They Think of You This is the simplest place to start. One of the reasons interviewers ask this question is because they want to know how you could fit into their team. And the easiest way to figure out what people think of you is to go straight to the source! Find a few co-workers or friends you’re close with (and your boss if you’re comfortable with that) and ask them what they think of you as a teammate. You don’t have to use these responses verbatim, but they should …

      Tue, 18 Jun 2019